Scott Shigeoka Seek: How Curiosity Can Transform Your Life and Change the World


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'A timely bridge for our divided world' - Adam Grant, bestselling author of Give and Take

Open your mind, heal your relationships, and connect across divides with this groundbreaking guide to deep curiosity from internationally-recognized curiosity expert, Scott Shigeoka.

At a time when tensions over race, religion, gender identity and more have fractured our lives and relationships, curiosity is the key to fostering connection, growth, and healing.

Seek will help you build the courage to be transformed by the people, places and experiences you encounter - unlocking deep curiosity, and strengthening this fundamental human skill.

Using Shigeoka's transformative four-step framework, you will enhance your capacity to:

Detach: Let go of your ABCs (Assumptions, Biases, Certainty)
Intend: Prepare your mindset and environment
Value: See the dignity of every person - including yourself!
Embrace: Welcome the hard times in life as a catalyst for connection and transformation

A must-read for our times, this book will help you to shift your perspective, understand differences and lead a more curious life.

'Energizing, creative and exciting' - Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author of The Happiness Project

'Scott Shigeoka's exploration into the nature of curiosity and how opening our hearts and minds to the unknown can transform our experience is sure to capture the interest of many readers. - Dr Kristen Neff, bestselling author of Self-Compassion

About the Author

Scott Shigeoka is an internationally recognized curiosity expert, speaker, and the author of Seek: How Curiosity Can Transform Your Life and Change the World. He is known for translating research into strategies that promote positive well-being and connected relationships around the globe, including at the UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center and through his popular courses at the University of Texas at Austin. Scott implements his curiosity practices in the public sector, Fortune 500 companies, Hollywood, media organizations, education institutions, and small businesses.

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'Most people recognize the value of curiosity, but few know how to embrace and unleash it. Seek will help you close the gap between awareness and action. Scott Shigeoka's thirst for understanding and connection is contagious, and his book is a timely bridge for our divided world.'
- Adam Grant, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Think Again and Hidden Potential, and host of the TED podcast Re:Thinking

'Within the large subject of happiness, curiosity is such an energizing, creative, and exciting topic to explore. Scott Keoni Shigeoka is the perfect person to tackle this subject.'
- Gretchen Rubin, New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Project and The Four Tendencies

'Scott Shigeoka's exploration into the nature of curiosity and how opening our hearts and minds to the unknown can transform our experience is sure to capture the interest of many readers.'
- Kristen Neff, PhD, bestselling author of Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind To Yourself

'We've been hiding from each other for far too long. Scott's book offers us an empathic, practical and heartfelt road map forward.'
- Seth Godin, author of The Song of Significance and Tribes

'We are all hungering for more curiosity, and there is no more illuminating guide to our quest for what inspires than Scott Shigeoka. In this mind opening treatment of what we know about curiosity, Shigeoka blends stories, science, and the wisdom of lived experience to move us to seek what is mysterious in life, and grow in that adventure.'
- Dacher Keltner, Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley and bestselling author of Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and How it Can Transform Your Life

'Scott Shigeoka is one of the world's leading voices on bridging differences. In our lonely, polarized world, Seek couldn't come at a better time.'br /> - Adam Smiley Poswolsky, bestselling author of The Quarter-Life Breakthrough and Friendship in the Age of Loneliness

'Grounded in science and stories, Scott Shigeoka's exploration of curiosity is full of energy and wisdom. I have no doubt his methodology will offer a path of healing for many.'
- Jud Brewer MD PhD, New York Times bestselling author of Unwinding Anxiety and director of research and innovation at Brown University's Mindfulness Center

'Few attributes are as vital to leadership, flourishing and success as curiosity. Through wit, wisdom, and science, Scott Shigeoka provides a practical guide to master the art and skill of this essential human attribute.'
- Ethan Kross PhD, bestselling author of Chatter and director of the Self-Control and Emotion Laboratory at the University of Michigan


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